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Jal Jeevan Mission: Assam Has 7.99 Lakh Water Connection

Household of about 7.99 million rupees Assam The Ministry of Jal Shakti said on Saturday that it had tap water connections, up 10 percent from 2019, as it allocated a subsidy of Rs 5,601.16 to the state to facilitate the implementation of the Jal Shakti mission.

In a statement, the ministry said in a statement that Gajendra Singh Shekawat Union Minister Jar Shakti would approve this quadruple increase in quotas while going to the state to supply tap water to all rural homes by 2024. He said he guaranteed full support.

The ministry further stated: Assam Has already approved a plan for a tap water connection of 41.9 Rakı, and from 2021 to 22 it was issued work instructions for a connection of approximately 17.85 Rakı.

With the allocation, the ministry urged the state to facilitate the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission, the statement said.

In Assam on August 15, 2019, at the start of the Jal Jeevan Mission, only 1.11 Rakı (1.76 percent) of the 63.35 Rak households in 25,335 villages were supplying tap water. In the last 22 months, tap water connections have been provided to households of Rs 68,800 (10.87%) in the state, providing tap water to households of Rs 79,000 (12.63%).

The state must supply tap water for the remaining 535,500 rupees Household In the next 3 years. To accomplish this task, Assam plans to provide 22.63 Rakı households in 2021-22, 20.84 Rak households in 2022-23, and 13.20 Rakı tap water connections in 2023-24. ..

This year, the Ministry of Jal Shakti has allocated a grant of Rs 5,601.16 to Assam under the Jal Shakti mission. This is a four-fold increase from Rs 1,608.51 in 2020-21.

The Ministry of Jal Shakti also released 700 rupees to the state as the first tranche.

Shekawat wrote to the Prime Minister of Assam, highlighting the challenges and key aspects associated with planning and implementing the Jarji Van mission in the state.

In its letter, federal ministers said that the state government would draw out and leverage this enhanced allocation to accomplish the activities planned under the mission of providing tap water connections to all households in rural areas. I hope you will do your best.

The allocation of central grants to Assam under JJM has been increased to Rs 5,601.16. With this increase in central allocation, an unused balance of Rs 123.78, and a matching share of the state of Rs 636.10, Assam guarantees the availability of Rs 6,361.04 for water supply operations in 2021-22.

Source: PTI

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